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An American Muslim and Micro-Aggressions

An American Muslim and Micro-Aggressions

by Carla Murphy on September 25 2014, 7:00AM

Margari Hill, an educator and co-founder of MuslimARC, is having some hard conversations about racism within her faith.

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15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 1:12PM

It’s been nine years since Katrina struck the Gulf Coast

Topics: /NOW, Society

Hillary Clinton Actually Says Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

Hillary Clinton Actually Says Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 5:11PM

“Losing a child is every parent’s greatest fear and an unimaginable loss.”

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 11:36AM

Workers say racial tensions are high at the city work yard.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 4:58PM

Dreadlocks are also prohibited in this West Texas school district

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Tweeps Demand GoFundMe Remove Darren Wilson Support Page

Tweeps Demand GoFundMe Remove Darren Wilson Support Page

by Aura Bogado on August 22 2014, 11:23AM

Wilson’s supporters have raised more than $200,000—and some have hateful messages

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Police Officer Calls Ferguson Protestors 'Animals'

Police Officer Calls Ferguson Protestors ‘Animals’

by Aura Bogado on August 11 2014, 10:20AM

The unnamed white officer taunts black protestors.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Want to Avoid Black Neighborhoods? There's an App for That

Want to Avoid Black Neighborhoods? There’s an App for That

by Aura Bogado on August 8 2014, 10:58AM

Crowdsourcing fear, straight to your iPhone

Topics: Media, /NOW

Neo-Nazis, Blackface and Homophobia at the World Cup

Neo-Nazis, Blackface and Homophobia at the World Cup

by Aura Bogado on June 23 2014, 1:45PM

Not a good look.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks White Supremacy and Reparations

Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks White Supremacy and Reparations

by Aura Bogado on May 22 2014, 1:31PM

The writer explains why honest conversations about history can lead to better policy today.

Topics: History, /NOW, Reparations

Former Abercrombie Manager Explains Systemic Discrimination

Former Abercrombie Manager Explains Systemic Discrimination

by Aura Bogado on May 5 2014, 12:02PM

“This is the story of the year I discriminated against everybody.”

Topics: /NOW, Society

Bye, Donald: Sterling Receives Lifetime Ban for Racist Comments

Bye, Donald: Sterling Receives Lifetime Ban for Racist Comments

by Jamilah King on April 29 2014, 2:24PM

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver threw the book at Sterling. But what now?

Topics: Culture

Donald Sterling Harassed, Tried to Evict Elderly Black Tenant

Donald Sterling Harassed, Tried to Evict Elderly Black Tenant

by Jamilah King on April 28 2014, 10:47AM

A 2009 ESPN profile shows Sterling to be ruthlessly racist.

Topics: Culture

Brazilian Footballer Eats Banana Thrown At Him From Stands

Brazilian Footballer Eats Banana Thrown At Him From Stands

by Carla Murphy on April 28 2014, 10:01AM

Racism in sports is not just a Clippers thing

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Donald Sterling's Words Shed Light on Years of Racist Practices

Donald Sterling’s Words Shed Light on Years of Racist Practices

by Jamilah King on April 28 2014, 9:30AM

Jay Smooth gets it right about accountability.

Topics: Culture

Lack of Diversity is Only a Symptom

Lack of Diversity is Only a Symptom

by Aura Bogado on April 18 2014, 4:59PM

Daniel José Older’s powerful essay calls out the publishing industry’s institutional racism.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Michigan GOP Official: 'Herd All the Indians'

Michigan GOP Official: ‘Herd All the Indians’

by Aura Bogado on January 22 2014, 11:50AM

Turn Detroit into a reservation, “then throw in the blankets and corn,” says L. Brooks Patterson.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

A Comic for the New Year

A Comic for the New Year

by Julio Salgado on January 3 2014, 11:00AM

Artist Julio Salgado helps us ring in 2014 with an exclusive comic.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Sonic Drive-in Sorry for 'Scalp the Redskins' Signs

Sonic Drive-in Sorry for ‘Scalp the Redskins’ Signs

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2013, 3:18PM

It wasn’t one, but two racist messages.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for 'Trespassing' at His Workplace

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for ‘Trespassing’ at His Workplace

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 1:44PM

Earl Sampson has been stopped and questioned 258 times, searched at least 100 times, arrested 62 times, and jailed 56 times by Miami Gardens Police, all in and around his workplace.

Topics: /NOW

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